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Dan Loeb Sold Some Yahoo Stock

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Billionaire hedge funder Daniel Loeb, who runs Third Point LLC, has filed his fund's 13F for the quarter ended March 31st.  According to the securities filing, Loeb has completely exited his stakes in Morgan Stanley and Herbalife during Q1.   He owned 7,750,000 shares of Morgan Stanley in the previous...
Dan Loeb Sold Some Yahoo Stock

Scott Thompson Out at Yahoo

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Thompson. (Source: Yodel Anecdotal/Yahoo! Inc. via Wikipedia) Rebel Yahoo shareholder Daniel Loeb's campaign to upend the leadership at Silicon Valley's most troubled old-school Internet company has succeeded. In an exclusive, Kara Swisher reports for AllThingsD that Scott Thompson is gone. Mr. Thompson's fudged resume was a keystone in the crisis that...
Scott Thompson Out at Yahoo

Yahoo Activist's Passive-Aggressive Strategy

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Activist investors frequently agitate for companies to break themselves up. Not so Daniel Loeb....
Yahoo Activist's Passive-Aggressive Strategy

Yahoo Bid to Sell Asian Stakes Stalls

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Yahoo's attempt to sell a portion of its stakes in Asian Internet companies has stalled, and hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb said he would launch a proxy fight....
Yahoo Bid to Sell Asian Stakes Stalls
Cooking The Books: Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s CS Degree “Error” Should Cost Him The Job
It’s official: Levinsohn interim Yahoo CEO, Loeb in
Ready to Rumble or Make Nice? Activist Shareholder Daniel Loeb Could Strike Sooner Than Yahoo Thinks

Third Point calls for Thompson's head in new letter to Yahoo

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The company's chief executive Daniel Loeb says Yahoo's board should replace Scott Thompson with former interim CEO Tim Morse or Ross Levinsohn. [Read more]...
Third Point calls for Thompson's head in new letter to Yahoo
Third Point’s activist investor Daniel Loeb warns Yahoo a proxy fight is coming

That Most Hated Of Creatures In The Valley -- The New York Money Man -- Has Actually Done A Brilliant Job Of Starting To Fix Yahoo (YHOO)

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An incredible thing happened to Yahoo yesterday. It went from a boring, lost, has-been of a tech company to one with actual promise and intrigue. Instead of being reviled by the tech world, it's got people like Fred Wilson, Mike Arrington, and Marc Andreessen saying nice things about it. The...
That Most Hated Of Creatures In The Valley -- The New York Money Man -- Has Actually Done A Brilliant Job Of Starting To Fix Yahoo (YHOO)

The morning lowdown 5-8-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… Yahoo CEO apologizes — for being a distraction (paidContent) The future of Yahoo: What Daniel Loeb really wants (ReadWriteWeb) Decline of reader apps likely due to news feed changes, shows Facebook controls the traffic faucet (TechCrunch) New race: Build the...
The morning lowdown 5-8-12

Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

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Daniel Loeb, a major Yahooshareholder, is accusing CEO Scott Thompson of lying about his credentials. Loeb claims that Thompson does not have a bachelor's degree in computer science from Boston's Stonehill College. Yahoo's board was angrily informed of the discrepancy by Loeb on Thursday after they informed shareholders that Loeb...
Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

Hedge Fund Manager Daniel Loeb to Gain Control of Yet Another Seat on Yahoo Board

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Loeb. Daniel S. Loeb, the Third Point LLC hedge fund manager whose fight for control of Yahoo paved the way for Marissa Mayer’s appointment as CEO, is on the verge of gaining control of another seat on the company’s board. According to the New York Times, Yahoo plans to announce...
Hedge Fund Manager Daniel Loeb to Gain Control of Yet Another Seat on Yahoo Board

Place Your Bets: Will Loeb Drop Another Bomb on Yahoo at Vegas Confab Later Today?

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Daniel Loeb of Third Point — the activist shareholder who set off a management crisis at Yahoo last week with the revelation that new CEO Scott Thompson had added a fake computer science degree to his bio — will be onstage at a high-profile investor confab in Las Vegas...
Place Your Bets: Will Loeb Drop Another Bomb on Yahoo at Vegas Confab Later Today?

Sony to Discuss Loeb Plan

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Sony said its board has started talks about how to address a proposal from activist investor Daniel Loeb to take part of the group's entertainment business public....
Sony to Discuss Loeb Plan

Is He In or Is He Out?: Crunchtime for Scott Thompson at Yahoo

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While he has only been CEO of Yahoo for less than five months, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is facing perhaps the most critical moment of his short tenure in the next several days. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, the board of Yahoo is not likely to...
Is He In or Is He Out?: Crunchtime for Scott Thompson at Yahoo

Proxy Ho? Like Yahoo, AOL Could Face Alternate Board Slate From Irked Investor as Early as Today

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Have you never heard of Starboard Value? Me, either! But the New York activist fund is readying to make a splash as soon as today, several sources said, if it follows through on the expected naming an alternate board to challenge AOL. Saturday is the official deadline to nominate...
Proxy Ho? Like Yahoo, AOL Could Face Alternate Board Slate From Irked Investor as Early as Today

Where To Now For Yahoo? Thompson Out, Loeb & Co In

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Over the weekend, Yahoo!'s embattled CEO Scott Thompson finally did the honorable thing and stood down. Ex-President of News Corp's Fox Interactive Media division, Ross Levinsohn, has been named interim Chief Executive Officer. Hedge fund shareholder Daniel Loeb - whose firm Third Point owned 5.8% of Yahoo - and his...
Where To Now For Yahoo? Thompson Out, Loeb & Co In

Yahoo Gives Dan Loeb a Fresh One, But Real Action in Proxy Fight Begins in Coming Weeks

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Earlier today, Yahoo released a letter talking itself up to shareholders, introing a new Web site called Yahoo Forward to do more bragging and — you guessed it — and giving yet another smackdown to activist shareholder Daniel Loeb of Third Point. The move comes as the proxy fight...
Yahoo Gives Dan Loeb a Fresh One, But Real Action in Proxy Fight Begins in Coming Weeks

Yahoo May Not Need a "Loebotomy," But It Definitely Can't Endure a Brain-Sapping Proxy Fight

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Let’s put this in the simplest terms: Yahoo cannot spend the next half year in any kind of testy proxy battle with activist shareholder Daniel Loeb. Not shouldn’t. Can’t. Having closely covered the last goat rodeo in 2008 with corporate troublemaker Carl Icahn — which ended in big shareholders...
Yahoo May Not Need a "Loebotomy," But It Definitely Can't Endure a Brain-Sapping Proxy Fight
Yahoo admits CEO falsely claimed to have computer science degree, calls it 'inadvertent error'

Embattled Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson reportedly set to quit over fake resume

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Tech company is expected to announce that he will leave 'for personal reasons' a week after it was revealed he lied on CVYahoo's embattled chief executive Scott Thompson is on the verge of quitting, according to reports.Thompson, who has led the internet firm for less than six months, has been...
Embattled Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson reportedly set to quit over fake resume

Not So Scott Free? Yahoo's Other Big Shareholder -- Cap Re -- Leaning Toward Supporting Loeb Over Thompson ResuMess

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One of Yahoo’s biggest long-term investors, Capital Research and Management, which owns more than 10 percent of the company in two different funds, is leaning toward voting for the slate proposed by activist shareholder Daniel Loeb of Third Point, in the wake of the controversy around the botched bio...
Not So Scott Free? Yahoo's Other Big Shareholder -- Cap Re -- Leaning Toward Supporting Loeb Over Thompson ResuMess

Sony reportedly mulling proposal to spin-off its movie and music units to aid electronics division

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Sony Corporation is reportedly mulling over a proposal from a major shareholder Third Point LLC to spin-off its movie and music businesses. Reported by the Japanese daily newspaper Nikkei (via Reuters), the hope is to separate two of successful business units and use the funds to aid Sony’s struggling electronics...
Sony reportedly mulling proposal to spin-off its movie and music units to aid electronics division

Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson diagnosed with thyroid cancer – reports

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Thompson, who quit amid allegations that he had lied on his CV, reportedly said his illness contributed to his decision to resignYahoo's ex-chief executive Scott Thompson, who quit on Sunday as Yahoo sought to defuse a row over allegations Thompson lied on his CV, has reportedly been diagnosed with thyroid...
Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson diagnosed with thyroid cancer – reports

Can Yahoo's Busy New Board All Row in One Direction?

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Here’s the good news: The nearly new board of Yahoo is chock full of experienced and active operators from a variety of backgrounds that are critical to the future of the Silicon Valley Internet giant. And the bad news? The nearly new board of Yahoo is chock full of...
Can Yahoo's Busy New Board All Row in One Direction?

Hey Scott – Lying On Your Resume At Yahoo! Could Result In Immediate Discharge!

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What’s the penalty for lying on a resume? It’s an important question for new Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, after his PR department offered up the laughable excuse that he made “an inadvertent error” on Yahoo’s website and in an SEC filing claiming he had a Computer Science degree. TechCrunch editor...
Hey Scott – Lying On Your Resume At Yahoo! Could Result In Immediate Discharge!

Sony CEO Defends Against Breakup

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Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai defended the company's ownership of an electronics-gear business and entertainment operations under one roof--a mix that has come under assault from hedge-fund investor Daniel Loeb....
Sony CEO Defends Against Breakup

Exclusive: Yahoo Board Hires Spencer Stuart for CEO Search

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Yahoo’s board has hired Spencer Stuart in yet another CEO search, although sources close to the company said that interim CEO Ross Levinsohn is the prime candidate for the position at this point. “It’s Ross’ to lose,” said one person close to the situation. Levinsohn was appointed to the...
Exclusive: Yahoo Board Hires Spencer Stuart for CEO Search

Here's Dan Loeb's Letter To Sony Calling For A Breakup Of The Company

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Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, who runs Third Point LLC, is known for his poisonous pen and brutal letters to company boards and CEOs.   DealBook's Andrew Ross Sorkin has obtained a copy of his latest letter, which was hand delivered to the CEO of Sony Corp today.   Sorkin reports...
Here's Dan Loeb's Letter To Sony Calling For A Breakup Of The Company
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